May 2014 Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Flashing and Drainage
Flashing, something you can see little of on a completed building, can be the difference in how a project turns out.
Minimizing Dust on the Job
Power equipment manufacturers are working to help mason contractors meet OSHA requirements for silica dust elimination.
Codes and Standards
The Masonry Advisory Council provides a history lesson on how codes and standards are used in the masonry industry.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
From The Editor
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Will you accept the call to serve? You may feel like a little fish in a big pond, but you too can be a voice for the masonry industry.
Navigating the array of design and construction requirements of any contemporary building code is more than a little daunting. It’s frustrating, often counterintuitive, confusing, and just when you think you have things figured out, things change.
Flashing and Drainage A failure of the flashing and drainage plane can lead to degradation of many wall components. Codes and Standards The Masonry Alliance for Code and Standards is working to develop and submit code changes that will ultimately make buildings and their residents safer. Saws A hard-nosed look…
Based in Charlotte, N.C., the Metrolina Chapter is fortunate to have a number of the nation’s largest mason contractors and suppliers in its chapter. Although the quantity of contractors and suppliers is a major factor in Metrolina’s continued success, the Charlotte organization also boasts an ability to continue growth because…
The thing about blades is that they can always be a little sharper. That’s a maxim the masonry blade industry has taken to heart as it continues to innovate, making blades more versatile, more durable and less expensive to produce.